Sewer Viewing Punta Gorda
Pipeline inspectors can now visually examine the inside of sewer lines and household connection pipes with the use of cameras. This type of telepresence is actually able to reduce the expense of repairing sewer lines, since the inspector can see exactly where the problem lies and establish the best way to fix the pipe.
With modern video equipment, using a sewer video inspection service is a non-destructive type of screening and will not involve the use of a manhole, which would have to be drilled at the site.
Frequently, tree roots are the reason for pipe problems, as tree roots can work into the joints between segments, pushing the sewer pipe segments apart. In this case, a sewer video inspection is essential. If the root ball becomes large enough, it can break apart the pipe and/or obstruct the flow in the pipe. Once a sewer video inspector has indenttified the problem, he can use a cutter tool to get rid of the root ball, and/or use chemical foam called rooticide to kill the root.
What to expect for a Sewer Viewing or inspection:
Just contact a plumbing company and ask if the service provider can use a camera to examine the sewer, and also, if they own their own inspection cameras. Contractors that have not invested in their own equipment probably do not have adequate experience to deliver the service.
When a sewer inspector comes to your home, the service truck will often contain a power supply like a small generator, and the related computer equipment to view the scope that is entered down the pipe. The process can usually be recorded. At the end of the truck is the powered reel and video cable on a steel wire braid. The truck also has equipment to carefully lower this cable and inspection equipment into the pipeline. Most cameras have a swiveling head with lights. The service truck is parked above the pipe entry.